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HIGHFIELD SCHOOL, SOUTHAMPTON, ROLL OF HNOUR

World War 1 - Detailed Information
Compiled and copyright © www.highfieldhistory.co.uk 2010

The Highfield School Roll of Honour is believed to have been compiled by the then headmaster of Highfield School, Archer Flux, using information publicly available such as newspapers. A second list comprising only of those lost was written in the school records. Those marked * are marked as Killed in Action, Wounded or Missing on the Roll. Those appearing on Highfield Memorial are indicated as such.

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Roll of Honour
Highfield School
Names of Old Boys serving their King and Country

1914 - 1918

ANSELL S
5th Hants T
APPLIN Richard
Inns of Court OTC. See list below from School Records.
ARMSTRONG H
RGA
ARMSTRONG Leonard
West Surrey Regt. See list below from School Records.
ASHLEY C
RGA
BAKER A
Royal Navy
BAKER W J
No further information currently available
BEARE F
ASC
BENNETT B
5th Hants T
BENNETT G
Hants Caribiniers
BRENT B
ASC
BURT Frederick 'Fred' [Charles]
BUSHELL L
5th Hants T
CARR H
Canadian Mtd Rifles
CHAPPELL W
RGA
COLLINS W
Royal Navy
DICKIE W
5th Hants T
DUNNING W
Canadian Artillery
DURHAM S
No further information currently available
FERRIS E
ASC
FERRIS F
RHA
GANNAWAY F
5th Hants T
GARDINER A
RFC
GARDINER E
RFC
GARNER F
Royal Navy
GRAYER S
RGA
HAINES A
RFC
HALLETT H
5th Hants T
HART W
RE
HARVEY C
Royal Navy
HARVEY E
RE
HARVEY F
RGA
HODGES J
5th Hants T
HOPKINS A
Royal Navy
HOPKINS F
RHA
HUMBY E
5th Hants T
JENSEN A
No further information currently available
JOLLY H
Rifle Brigade
JONES [George] R
No further information currently available. See list below from School Records. See also Highfield War Memorial
JONES G
JONES Gordon
See list below from School Records. 2nd Dragoon Guards *
JOYCE G
ASC
KELLY A
5th Hants T
KEMMISH V
5th Hants T
KEMMISH W
5th Hants T
KEMMISH Wm
ASC
KENNETH P
RFC
LONGMAN H
Mountain Batty, India
LONGSTER W
RHA
LOVELOCK C
5th Hants T
LYLE Maurice Goldney
MALERBI R J
5th Hants T
MALES W
RGA
McFARLANE George
MEATCHER E
RE
MOORE A
5th Hants T
MORRIS Charles
NORMAN H
Royal Navy
O’BRIEN A
Hants Caribiniers
PALMER William
PENNEY H
9th Hants, Cyclists
PENNEY W
15th Hants, Cyclists
PINDER F
Royal Navy
PITT A
10th Hants
PITT F G
No further information currently available
POPE E
Rifle Brigade
PORTER Albert
10th Hants
PORTER Alfred
RFC
PORTER Frank
PORTER Fred
RE
PORTER G
10th Hants
PRINCE

Percy

QUICK C
RAMC
QUICK J
RGA
REEVES S
5th Hants T
RICHARDS F
RFA
ROLFE E
Royal Navy
ROLFE H
ASC
ROLFE M
RFC
ROWE A
5th Hants T
ROWE A
RHA
ROWLAND V
RAMC
SEAWARD W
5th Hants T
SMITH F
RHA
SNELL A G
Hants Caribiniers
SPENSER H
RGA
SPREADBURY A
Royal Navy
SQUIRE C
RHA
SQUIRE William
STAPLES J
ASC
STOCKER W
RAMC
SWANTON T
No further information currently available
SWANTON W
No further information currently available
SYMES H
5th Hants T
VERDON B G J
3rd Hants Special Reserve
VINE A
10th Hussars *
VINE F
6th Inniskilling Dragoons
WARNER A
No further information currently available
WEBB Sidney Howard James
Stoker 1st Class SS/109010, (RFR/PO/B/6966). H.M. Submarine "H3", Royal Navy. Died 15 July 1916. Aged 25. Son of James Samuel and Annie Webb, of 14, Highcrown St., Highfield, Southampton. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 20. See also Highfield War Memorial
WEBB Walter Thomas
Private 11117, 11th (Service) Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action 29 March 1918. Aged 20. Born Bournemouth, enlisted Southampton, resident Highfield. Son of James and Teresa Webb, of 14, High Crown St., Highfield, Southampton. Buried in VILLERS-BRETONNEUX MILITARY CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot V. Row B. Grave 6. See also Highfield War Memorial

Extract from the National Roll of the Great War - Southampton section:

WEBB, W.T., Private, 11th Hampshire Regiment.

He volunteered in September 1914, and was later drafted to the Western Front. He took part in many important engagements, including the Battles of Loos, the Somme, Givenchy, Arras, Messines and Cambrai, and was killed in action near Rheims on March 29th, 1918. He was entitled to the General Service and Victory Medals.
14, High Crown Street, Southampton.
6708B
WHEELER G
No further information currently available
WILLIAMS H
No further information currently available
List from School Records
ANSELL George
probably George Henry ANSELL, Private 33412, 3rd Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. Died in united Kingdom 5 March 1917. Born freshwater, isle of Wight, enlisted Bournemouth. Buried in WIMBORNE ROAD CEMETERY, BOURNEMOUTH, Hampshire. Grave reference A. 4. 77 N. See also Highfield War Memorial
APPLIN Richard
Second Lieutenant, 19th Squadron, Royal Flying Corps and General List. Killed in action 29 April 1917. Formerly Inns of Court, OTC. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS FLYING SERVICES MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France.
ARMSTRONG Leonard
Acting Sergeant G/3087, 8th Battalion, Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Killed in action 21 August 1916. Born Southampton, enlisted Guildford, Surrey, resident Tetley, Hampshire. Buried in SERRE ROAD CEMETERY No.2, Somme, France. Plot XIX. Row D. Grave 15.
BURT Frederick 'Fred' [Charles]
Private 10650, 10th Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Died of wounds at Mudros 23 August 1915. Aged 21. Born Kidmore End, Berkshire, enlisted Southampton, resident Highfield. Son of Thomas and Louisa Burt, of Woodlands Cottage, Crescent Rd., Bassett, Southampton. Buried in EAST MUDROS MILITARY CEMETERY, Lemnos, Greece. Plot II. Row H. Grave 125. See also Highfield War Memorial

Extract from the National Roll of the Great War - Southampton section:

BURT, F. C., L/Corporal, 10th Hampshire Regt.

Volunteering in September 1914 he was sent to the Dardanelles in the following June and took part in the heavy fighting. He was severely wounded in action on August 21st, 1915, and died two days later. He was entitled to the 1914-15 Star and the General Service and Victory Medals.
"Newbury," Chamberlain Road, Highfield, Southampton.
X972B
BUTLER Henry
Gunner 73437, 139th heavy Battery, Royal garrison Artillery. Died of wounds 5 April 1918. Aged 21. Born St. Denys, Southampton, enlisted Southampton. Son of Henry and Elizabeth Butler, of 48, High Crown St., Highfield, Southampton. Buried in GEZAINCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Plot II. Row J. Grave 17. See also Highfield War Memorial
ELDRIDGE Fred
probably Frederick John ELDRIDGE, Driver 31809, "Y" Battery, 7th Brigade, Royal Horse Artillery. Died 29 August 1918. Born and enlisted Southampton. Buried in TERLINCTHUN BRITISH CEMETERY, WIMILLE, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row F. Grave 12. See also Highfield War Memorial
HORLEY Ernest Edwin
Private 355831, 2/4th (Territorial) Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action 20 July 1918. Born St. Mary's, Southampton, enlisted Southampton. Buried in MARFAUX BRITISH CEMETERY, Marne, France. Plot I. Row H. Grave 12. See also Highfield War Memorial
JONES [George] Robert
Scullion, H.M.H.S. "Asturias" (Belfast), Mercantile Marine. Lost at sea 21 March 1917. Aged 16. Son of George Robert Jones, of 12, Chaplin St., Highfield, Southampton, and the late Alice Elizabeth Jones. No known grave. Commemorated on TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, London. See also Highfield War Memorial
JONES Gordon
No further information currently available
LONGSTER George
Sapper/Pioneer WR/508254, 12th Port Construction Company (Inland Transport), Royal Engineers. Died 11 November 1918. Aged 36. Born York, enlisted Southampton. Son of Herbert and Sarah Longster, of Stile Cottage, Burgess St., Bassett, Southampton. Buried in ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN, Seine-Maritime, France. Section S. Plot II. Row GG. Grave 21.
LYLE Maurice Goldney
Royal Flying Corps. No further information currently available. See also Highfield War Memorial
McFARLANE George
possibly George McFARLANE, Able Seaman J/10582, H.M.S. Black Prince, Royal Navy. Died 31 May 1916. Son of Duncan McFarlane, of 31, Lodge Rd., Southampton. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 13.
MORRIS Charles
Private 10096, 10th Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action at Gallipoli 10 August 1915. Born St Luke's, Southampton, enlisted Southampton, rwesident Ipswich, Suffolk. No known grave. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey. Panel 125-134 or 223-226 228-229 & 328. See also Highfield War Memorial
NEWELL George Edwin
[Listed locally as either E G NEWELL or George NEWELL] Coporal 38208, 175th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died of wounds 7 August 1917. Born Shorton, Bland, Dorset, enlisted Souythampton. Buried in BARD COTTAGE CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot IV. Row A. Grave 33. See also Highfield War Memorial
NOBLE Sidney
probably Sidney George NOBLE, Lance Corporal 240544, 1/4th (Territorial) Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action 21 January 1916 in Mesopotamia. Aged 22. Enlisted Southampton. Son of George Edward and Rose Noble, of "Durlston", 10, Kenilworth Rd., Southampton. No known grave. Commemorated on BASRA MEMORIAL, Iraq. Panel 21 and 63.
PALMER William
Private 19679, 10th Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action at Gallipoli 10 August 1915. Born and resident Highfield, enlisted Southampton. No known grave. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey. Panel 125-134 or 223-226 228-229 & 328. See also Highfield War Memorial
PEARCE Arthur
Lance Corporal 7856, 1st Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Killed in action 13 October 1914. Born and resident Southampton. No known grave. Commemorated on LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 22 and 23. See also Highfield War Memorial
PORTER Frank
Private 204845, 15th (Service) (Hampshire Yeomanry) Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Died of wounds 23 October 1918. Enlisted Winchester, resident Highfield. Husband of Mrs. B. Porter, of 21, Elsworth Rd., Hampstead, London. Buried in MOORSEELE MILITARY CEMETERY, Wevelgem, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot/Row/Section C. Grave 16. See also Highfield War Memorial
PRINCE Percy
probably Percival William PRINCE, Guardsman 28431, 3rd Battalion, Grenadier Guards. Killed in action 23 August 1918. Born and enlisted Southampton. Buried in DOUCHY-LES-AYETTE BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row H. Grave 5. See also Highfield War Memorial

Extract from the National Roll of the Great War - Southampton section:

PRINCE, P.W., Private, Grenadier Guards.

Joining in December 1916 he was drafted to France, where he took part in many important engagments. In 1917, however, whilst in action at Arras, he was killed. He was entitled to the General Service and Victory Medals.
St. Catherine's, Highfield Lane, Southampton.
X5234A
RICHARDS Albert
Rifleman 331015, 1/8th Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action in Palestine 19 April 1917 during the second battle for Gaza. Born and rewident Bassett, Hampshire, enlisted Southampton. Buried in GAZA WAR CEMETERY, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza). Plot XXI. Row C. Grave 16. For more details see Highfield History
RICHARDS Frederick aka Fred
[The Stoneham memorial lists him as Roya; Hoprse Artillery] Gunner 66629, 24th Battery, 38th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died of wounds 18 July 1916. Enlisted and rewsident Southampton. Buried in BEDFORD HOUSE CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Enclosure No. 4. PLot I. Row H. Grave 8. For more details see Highfield History
SQUIRE Alfred [Gerald]
Lance Corporal 34214, 1st Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of wounds 11 August 1918 (or shortly afterwards). Aged 20. Born Lyndhurst, enlisted Southampton. Son of Thomas and Ellen Squire, of 13, Salisbury Rd., Highfield, Southampton. Buried in BOUCHOIR NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot III. Row E. Grave 17. See also Highfield War Memorial
SQUIRE William [George]
Private 241224, 1/4th (Territorial) Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Died in mesopotamia 22 April 1917. Aged 26. Enlisted Southampton. Son of Thomas and Ellen Squire, of 13, Salisbury Rd., Highfield, Southampton. Served in the office of Noble Grand Loyal, the Bassett Lodge of Independent Order of Oddfellows. Buried in AMARA WAR CEMETERY, Iraq. Plot XIII. Row F. Grave 11. See also Highfield War Memorial

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